Planting

Unlock the secrets to a lush Bay Area garden this summer! Learn the best spring gardening tips, from selecting water-wise plants to effective watering strategies.

Spring Gardening for a Successful Summer in the Bay Area

By Julian / May 1, 2024

As the winter chill fades and the vibrant colors of spring begin to bloom across the Bay Area, property owners are given a perfect opportunity to prepare their gardens for the sunny days ahead. Spring gardening is a strategic step towards a flourishing summer landscape. For those living from San Francisco to San Jose, embracing…

Read More

Bay Area Pruning Guide: Techniques for Healthy Trees & Shrubs

By Julian / April 2, 2023

A flourishing landscape can transform the aesthetic appeal of your Bay Area property, but keeping those trees and shrubs healthy requires more than just regular watering and occasional fertilizing. In this, our “Bay Area Pruning Guide: Techniques for Healthy Trees & Shrubs,” we unveil the secrets to maintaining a vibrant, thriving landscape in Northern California.…

Read More

5 Toxic Garden Plants To Pets

By Julian / December 27, 2020

Did you know there are more dogs than children in San Francisco? It’s true. If you are a pet owner in the Bay Area, including Santa Clara County, you probably know that your furry friends, like small children, enjoy eating mysterious objects found in your yard or home. The problem is that many garden plants…

Read More

Boost the Curb Appeal of Your Santa Clara Home

By Julian / September 10, 2020

If you want to draw the right attention to your front yard, consider professional landscaping services. Bayscape Landscape in Santa Clara can design and install grass, flowers and shrubs that look great all year. Boosting Your Curb Appeal Nothing boosts curb appeal like well-planned landscaping. Using plants with different textures and heights creates interest. However,…

Read More

July & August Gardening Tips. Hint: Water!

By Julian / June 22, 2020

July and August is a crucial time in the Bay Area for gardeners and landscapers. Depending on where you are in the Bay, and your level of fog, you will have different choices about what to plant and when. We’ve compiled a few tips to consider as we head into late summer. According to the…

Read More

Become A Young Seedling Expert Following This One Tip….

By Julian / April 6, 2020

You may be like the people in those ubiquitous (and admittedly motivating) commercials, who grab the perfect mix of flowers, vegetable, trees, and plants in the garden section of their local big-box home improvement store, and are able to transform an entire backyard area in what appears to be the space of a single afternoon.…

Read More

Free Summer Gifts You Can Grow In Your Own Backyard

By Julian / April 1, 2020

Have you ever thought about a flower garden as a source for thoughtful gifts? With so many potential uses, and the side benefit of having a beautiful yard, we think it’s an idea worth considering. Gardeners love annual flowers for their beauty, variety, and flexibility. They make great additions to container gardens, fill in flowerbeds,…

Read More

Pre-Spring Landscape Care for the Bay Area Gardener

By Julian / January 21, 2020

Who else is ready for Spring? Here are some tips for Bay Area gardeners and landscape artists for January and February! There is plenty to do, so read on! What Can I Plant? Bay Area gardeners wanting to create a flowerful landscape should check out azaleas and camellias at your local garden store. Local landscape…

Read More

How to Make a Poinsettia Last Longer

By Julian / December 1, 2019

Poinsettias come in a wide range of colors. You can find reds, marbles, whites, and even pinks. Whichever color you choose, the care is the same for a long lasting poinsettia. 1) The actual flower of a poinsettia is directly in the center. The leaves, the colored portions, are actually leaves that have colored up. They…

Read More

Two Perfect Vegetables for Winter Planting

By Julian / October 22, 2019

Do the words “winter” and “garden” ever cross your mind? Asparagus and Artichoke are perfect for winter planting, and once established, are a long term relationship that will keep giving… With the right care, they will produce delicious vegetables for years to come! Read on for tips on planting and caring for these perennial beauties…

Read More